Luzhniki


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Luzhniki

 

the name for part of the left low-lying bank at the bend in the Moskva River, opposite the Lenin (formerly the Vorob’ev) Hills in southwestern Moscow. Also known by this name is the V. I. Lenin Central Stadium built on the site in 1955-56, which is one of the largest sports complexes in the world.

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Open Competition: Open Tender For The Right To Sign The Agreement To Perform Activities Of Organization Of Construction Infrastructure Of The World Cup FIFA 2018 For The Needs Of JSC Luzhniki.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Construction waste near Moscow's Luzhniki stadium caught fire Monday with billowing black smoke seen from a long way.
Hoops boss Gordon Strachan left out the first-leg hero who grabbed the vital strike in the 1-1 draw at the Luzhniki Stadium.
Ruslan Provodnikov bounced Juan Luis Castillo in the fifth round of their match-up on Friday at the Luzhniki GCKZ Arena in Moscow, Russia dominating the fight from start to finish in from of his home crowd.
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36sec in the race at a packed Luzhniki Stadium, the report said.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning the men's 200 metres final during the IF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on August 17.
The 30-year-old claimed the 5,000 metres title at the Luzhniki Stadium, producing another trademark lung-bursting kick down the home straight, just six days after racing to glory in the 10,000m.
Silver medallist Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar at the award ceremony for the men's high jump final during the IF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow yesterday.
500m (hommes) au stade Luzhniki a Moscou dans le cadre de la 7e journee des 14es Mondiaux d'athletisme.
30am HEADLINE writers the world over got themselves all excited in the week when an actual lightning bolt struck the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow just as Usain Bolt was running the 100m, writes Graham Woods.